JAMMU: Vice Chairman State Horticulture Development Board, Nizam-ud-Din Bhat, on Wednesday had an introductory-cum-review meeting with the officers and officials.
Secretary Horticulture Department, M H Malik, highlighted the activities of various wings of the department. He asked the officers to achieve the set targets for the current financial year in time so that benefit of schemes reaches the orchardists.
The Vice Chairman emphasized on sustainability of various Centrally Sponsored as well as state sector schemes being implemented in the state. He said that all the three regions of the state has huge potential and scope for fruit production which can be utilized optimally to deal with mounting unemployment in the state.
Director Horticulture, Bhawani Rakwal, presented a detailed power point presentation on the schemes and achievements of the department during the current financial year.
Peerzada Hafizullah, Director Horticulture, Planning & Marketing J&K, Rafiq Ahmad, Director Finance Agriculture Production Department, Rubeena Kousar, Additional Secretary Horticulture, S Tarvinder Singh, Joint Director Horticulture Jammu, Y. K Kesar, Chief Horticulture Jammu, Tahir Mustafa and Deputy Secretary Horticulture were among others who were present in the meeting.